Best of Beauty 2014

Once again a year has come and gone. I know this may be about a week late but trying to gather up your favorite products of the year can take a while. This year I had a ton of amazing products that I couldn’t stop using! I hope you guys enjoy this video, it’s a bit longer than my others but totally worth it! Let me know what your favorite products of 2014 were!

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:

FOUNDATIONS:
♥ Sonia Kashuk Perfecting Luminous Foundation (Camel 06)
♥ Bare Minerals Bareskin Foundation (Bare Espresso)
♥ Makeup Forever HD Foundation (Caramel 170)
♥ Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (4C3 Soft Tan)
♥ Covergirl Trublend Foundation (D4)
♥ Chanel Lumiere Foundation (64 Beige Ambre)
♥ Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Flawless Fluid Foundation (Praline)

CONCEALERS:
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Concealer (NW30)
♥ Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer (Medium/Deep)

BRONZERS:
♥ NYX Matte Bronzer (Deep Tan)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Bronzer (Goddess)
♥ M.A.C Mineralize SkinFinish Bronzer (Cheeky Bronze)
♥ Cover FX Bronzer (Sunset)

EYEBROWS:
♥ Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow Pomade
♥ Kelley Baker Brows Powder
♥ Benefit Gimme Brow Brow Gel (Medium/Dark)

Highlight:
♥ Too Faced Candlelight Highlighter
♥ The Balm Mary Loumanizer
♥ Becca (Opal)

BLUSH:
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Blush (Eternal Sun)
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Blush (Stubborn)
♥ Korres Zea Mays Blush (21.Rose)

LIPS:
♥ Lime Crime Velveteen (Salem)
♥ Too Faced Melted Lip ( Melted Fig & Melted Nude)
♥ Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm (Shameless)
♥ M.A.C Cremesheen Lipstick (Pure Zen)

MASCARA:
♥ Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara
♥ Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Mascara

xo, Jess ♥

June Favorites | 2014 ♥

Wow, better late than never? I don’t think I’ve ever put up a favorites video this late! I apologize, but hey at least it’s up now right?

So, for the month of June I didn’t really have too many favorites. I work Full-Time at a retail store and unfortunately, makeup has to be at a minimum, so right now experimenting with products is only for my off days, which come extremely too few and far between. For that reason, I only have a few products mentioned in this video, but I am playing around with a few new goodies so hopefully I’ll be able to make more blog posts and have some new favorites for the month of July!

Anyway, If you’d like to see what I was loving for the month of June, check out my video!

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:

Covergirl Trublend Foundation
bareMinerals Bareskin Foundation
♥ Benefit Girl Meets Pearl Luminizer
♥ Eau Thermale Avene Thermal Spring Water
♥ Deva Curl Mist-er Right – Lavender Curl Revitalizer
♥ Deva Curl Arc AnGel Firm Holding Defining Gel
♥ Deva Curl Styling Cream

xo, Jess ♥

Blue Sparkle Prom Makeup ♥

Prom is right around the corner for some of us! I’m one of those people who just love to get dressed up so I would always look forward to prom when I was in High School. I was lucky enough to go to three different proms! ! 10th grade I was invited to a school nearby’s Junior Prom which was so much fun, 11th grade I had my Junior Prom, & of course 12th grade I had my Senior Prom. Out of all three of them my favorite dress was my Senior Prom dress. It was Royal Blue and gold, just beautiful. I felt like a Greek goddess!

I decided to do a few tutorials for you guys to have ideas on what type of makeup you wanted for your own proms! one thing is for sure, you’re going to look at these pictures forever, so you want to look your best!

In this tutorial, I used a blue eyeliner because I was thinking for my Senior Prom dress but feel free to use any color glitter and any color eyeliner. This is just a guide for you, make it your own and have fun!

I hope you enjoy this video, and if you do please like, comment, subscribe, and share with your friends!

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PRODUCTS USED:

♥ M.A.C Paintpot (Painterly)
♥ M.A.C Eyeshadow (Soft Brown)
♥ Maybelline Color Tattoo (Barely Beige)
♥ Bare Minerals Eyecolor (Cultured Pearl)
♥ Too Faced Glitter Glue
♥ Wet’N Wild Mega Sparkle Confetti
♥ Wet’N Wild Mega liner (Indigo Blue)
♥ Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette (Venus)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Eyeliner (Onyx)
♥ M.A.C Mineralize Eyeshadow (Sea & Sky)
♥ L’Oreal Telescopic Mascara in Carbon Black
♥ L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara in Carbon Black

♥ Maybelline Baby Skin Primer
♥ Makeup Forever HD Foundation
♥ Garnier Brightening Concealer
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Concealer
♥ Urban Decay Ultradefinition Loose Finishing Powder
♥ Bare Minerals Concealer (Well Rested)
♥ Anastasia Beverly Hills countour Kit
♥ Sonia Kashuk Beautifying Blush (Pink)
♥ M.A.C Satin Lipstick (Pink Mouveau)
♥ NYX Butter Gloss (Strawberry Parfait)

xo, Jess ♥

Empties #1 | Products I’ve Used Up♥

Being a makeup junkie can be a great thing but also a bad thing. Without realizing it, I was accumulating so many products that were completely finished and ready to be thrown out and I had no idea until I decided to clean out my vanity! When I saw how many products I had used up I just had to set them aside to film a video.

There are many times where bloggers and YouTubers show us hauls on products they recently purchased but then we never find out whether they liked the products or not. Most of the time we only hear about the great products because we include them in our monthly favorites. That is why I thought this would be the perfect video to tell you guys exactly how I felt about each product. I usually try to use up all of my products even if I’m not a huge fan just because I really don’t like spending money on them and then not using it. I mean who likes to throw money away? not me.

I hope you guys enjoy this type of video and if you do please like, comment, subscribe, and of course share with your friends 🙂

PRODUCTS MENTIONED | WOULD I REPURCHASE?

♥ Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation [YES]
♥ Bare Minerals Matte Foundation [YES]
♥ Lorac Tantalizer Bronzer Highlighter Duo [MAYBE]
♥ Maybelline One By One Volum’ Mascara [NO]
♥ Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray [YES]
♥ Maybelline Line Stiletto Liquid Eyeliner [YES]
♥ Victoria’s Secret Brilliant Lip Shine [NO]
♥ Tarte Maracuja C-Brightening Eye Treatment [MAYBE]
♥ Maybelline Lash Stiletto Mascara [YES]
♥ L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara [YES]
♥ Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara [MAYBE]
♥ Maybelline Rocket Volum’ Express Mascara [MAYBE]
♥ L’Oreal Infallible Gel Liner [YES]
♥ Revlon Colorstay Foundation [YES]
♥ MAC Prep & Prime Highlighter Bright [YES]
♥ Lush Tree Tea Water [YES]
♥ Lush Lip Scrub [NO]
♥ MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation [YES]
♥ Anastasia Brow Wiz Pencil [YES]
♥ Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hr Waterproof Concealer [NO]